The suggestion that the teaching of evolution is being threatened by a rise in creationism amongst religious students is investigated by Dr Adam Rutherford in this science vs. religion video for teachers.
Hear the views of the former director of education at the Royal Society, Reverend Professor Michael Reiss. Adam also learns that science teachers are being challenged and distracted by increasing questions about creationism and intelligent design, and some are avoiding the issue altogether so as not to upset religious sensitivities.
A website supporting evolution
Homepage for London Zoo website
Homepage of the school of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham
Homepage of Down House, Charles Darwin?s former home and where he wrote ?On the Origin of Species?
Homepage of the Great Debate Workshop for KS 4 pupils looking at the theory of evolution
More information and guidance for teachers on teaching evolution from the government's Teachernet website
An explanation of creationism